The Westminster Dog Show

The Westminster Dog Show

The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is widely considered America’s most prestigious canine show. In 1877, a group of hunters—who met regularly at Manhattan’s Westminster Hotel—created the show for sporting dogs, awarding a pearl-handled pistol as top prize. Their dog show is now the oldest continuously held sporting event in the US after the Kentucky Derby. The two-day event takes place annually in New York City’s Madison Square Garden. Which breed group has won “Best in Show” the most times? More…

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